Obituary: Jerold Irving Perlstein
September 9, 2013
Jerold Irving Perlstein
July 6, 1937 – September 4, 2013
Jerold Irving Perlstein, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died of complications from brain cancer on September 4. He was 76.
Perlstein, a former resident of Silverthorne, grew up in Milwaukee, where he graduated from Shorewood HIgh School. He received bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Alongside his wife, Sandra (nee Friedman), Perlstein ran Bonded Messenger Service, the Milwaukee-based delivery company. He had been president of the Synagogue of the Summit in Frisco, as well as the boards of the Florentine Opera and the Messenger and Courier Association of America. He also served on the boards of the Arizona Opera Company, Milwaukee Jewish Federation, and the Jewish Community Center Milwaukee.
Perlstein was a veteran of the Navy Reserve and an avid skier, golfer, motorcyclist, car and opera enthusiast, and Green Bay Packers fan.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Steve (Jennifer Block), Rick, and Ben; his daughter, Linda (John Miller); his grandchildren, Julian and Nora Block-Perlstein and Milo Miller; his sister, Sandra (Hank) Albert; brothers-in-law Michael (Harriet) Friedman and David (Lisa) Friedman; and six nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Make-A-Wish America, Camp Interlaken JCC, Hospice of the Valley, or Synagogue of the Summit.
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